This is an interesting one.
Dubai Airports are carrying out tests on robots whose primary job will be to detect anyone wanted for a crime.
The robot has a face detection scanner that is actually linked to the Interpol, so if you're a wanted person, your face will be recognised automatically and reported to authorities, according to Khalid Al Zarooni, innovation specialist at Dubai Custom's Innovation Centre, who spoke to the Khaleej Times at the Arab Innovation Forum.
Once in action; the robots will be primarily stationed at airport arrivals and will greet travellers if there's no threat....
This is actually happening:
"This is an android. It still hasn't been implemented fully, but it has gone through a piloting phase around the airports. It's probably going to be our best innovation, when it gets implemented in full. The brain in the android has so many features and tools connected into it, such as facial recognition, X-ray scanning and thermal vision. What it does is that it gathers data from these features and compiles it into a threat assessment and then it gives alerts to the control room."
Khalid Al Zarooni, innovation specialist
A future smart ambulance was also showcased at the forum
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